CAE Pilot Program

Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering "Low Fares Done Right" to more than 100 destinations in the continental United States, Canada, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico on more than 500 daily flights. At Frontier, we believe the Skies are for Everyone and our hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company's signature hospitality to all our customers. We’re America’s Greenest Airline, 43% more fuel efficient than other airlines and approaching 100 air seat miles flown per gallon of fuel consumed. Be a part of the movement towards greener skies, better destinations, and quicker advancement as we nearly triple our size in the next several years.

Job Summary

This program is designed to identify strong candidates from CAE in order to provide them a structured pathway to a career as a Frontier pilot. If you are not a pilot from the CAE program, please choose a different job to apply into.

Hiring Requirements

FAA commercial pilot's license with instrument and multi-engine ratings

  • FAA commercial pilot's license with instrument and multi-engine ratings
  • Actively employed by CAE as an Instructor Pilot
  • ATP or r-ATP eligible (ATP/CTP and written completed prior start date)
  • Current first-class FAA medical certificate
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • FCC Radio Operator's Permit
  • Legal right to work in, and travel freely in and out of, the United States
  • Available any day of the week, nights, weekends, holidays, and overnights
  • Ability to relocate or commute
  • Ability and desire to maintain a well-groomed and professional appearance
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug testing and background checks
  • Ability to travel in and out of the U.S. to all cities/countries served by Frontier
  • Prospective Instructor Pilots must complete their ATP CTP and ATP written with CAE.


  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Curriculum
  • 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or above
  • Leaders within their communities
  • Members of club or organizations
  • Community service oriented

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.